Posts Tagged: interior design

charlotte moss on instagram at the chelsea flower show Catching Up Out and About

When you have young children, May is always the busiest month with year end performances, sports championships and exams. And it seems not much has changed. As my brain is adjusting from being back and forth in too many time zones, I’ve been catching up on this month’s (well actually June’s) design issues.…
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Inspirations from italy Inspirations from Italy

What a whirlwind of a week! With not a moment to write a proper post, I wanted to at least share a few inspirations from Italy. Happily the weather cooperated and Susanna and I were able to enjoy much of what the lake region has to offer.…
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Charles de Beistegui in Tim Corrigan's Legends window The Creative World of Charles de Beistegui at Legends

Exploring the creative world of the brilliant Charles de Beistegui would certainly involve more than a single post but Timothy Corrigan‘s ode to the design legend in his LCDQ Legends window for Compas, below, offered an inspiring peek. By referencing Bestegui’s three homes – Paris, Venice and Chateau de Groussay – he tried to “summarize some of Beistegui’s contributions to the world of decorative arts through his discovery and patronage of some of the leading artists and designers of the early 20th century.” Timothy Corrigan Charles de Beistegui window at Legends For the eccentric, extravagant art collector and designer’s first famous residence in the 1930’s, a penthouse on the Champs-Élysées, he commissioned Le Corbusier.…
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Report from Los Angeles

It’s been a very busy few days here in Los Angeles (did I tell you I was coming?). From filming three high profile interior designers for Susanna Salk’s and my “At Home with” video series, to checking out the windows at this year’s La Cienega Design Quarter Legends, to attending a special dinner at Dragonette, there hasn’t been a second to spare for a post.…
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Susanna Salk and Toma Haines at the Parma antiques fair A Video Visit to Mercanteinfiera | the Parma Antiques Fair

Twice a year, in spring and fall, Italy’s largest antiques fair, the Mercanteinfiera, takes place in the historic and gastronomic city of Parma. With over one thousand exhibitors and tens of thousands of shoppers from around the globe, this popular event represents a treasure trove of unique finds in copious categories for individual collectors, dealers and interior designers.…
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Christopher Spitzmiller Lenox Hill gala Final Tabletop Inspiration from the Lenox Hill Gala

The Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala is always full of fabulous tabletop inspiration. Whether ideas for floral arrangements, textiles for tablecloths, mixing and matching dinnerware or fun table accoutrements, each year the designers come up with new inventive visions for entertaining with style.…
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Oscar de la Renta Home Lenox Hill Gala 2015 More Designer Tables from the Lenox Hill Gala 2015

With over 50 tables at the Veranda Magazine sponsored Lenox Hill Gala 2015, it was a visual feast with endless entertaining inspiration. Carolina Irving created a casually chic table for Oscar de la Renta Home. Oscar de la Renta table at the Lenox Hill Gala 2015 Their charming new artichoke plates, combined with red striped tablecloth and ODLR Home Indigo Ikat Dot napkins, proves that unpredictable pairings makes for a visually interesting and inviting table.…
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24 best design blogs by Domino magazine Thank You Domino | 24 Best Design Blogs of 2015

Domino Magazine has just announced its round up of the 24 Best Design Blogs of 2015 and I am thrilled to once again be included. 24 best design blogs by Domino magazine While many of us create our blogs out of a passion for what we love, it’s always nice to receive industry recognition.…
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Kapito Muller at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala 2015 Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala 2015

Last Wednesday evening, crowds turned out for the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala 2015. Honoring long time board member Juan A. Sabater, the event grossed more than $1,070,000 for the organization’s social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness programs which, each year, serve over 20,000 of those in need who live, work or attend school on the Upper East Side.…
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Louis XVI desk at Sotheby's Designer Showhouse auction Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse Auction

Tomorrow (Monday) is the Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse auction. Whether you are attending in person or considering an online bid, I share with you the last three rooms so you can see the items in situ. A classicist at heart, Trey LaFave created an elegant master bedroom that would be a civilized retreat for a couple.…
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